The U.S. should intervene in Syria but also needs to think very carefully about forcing Bashar Assad out of office, says Douglas Ollivant, New America Foundation, discussing America's response to alleged charges Syria used chemical weapons on civilians. And David Gordon, Eurasia Group, explains why the much bigger stakes in the Middle East are about nuclear weapons confrontation with Iran.
Nicholas Colas, chief market strategist at ConvergEX Group, discusses the market's risk aversion, because of Syria, which could remain for the next two weeks.
Pavel Molchanov, Raymond James energy analyst, provides his views on where energy prices are likely headed with issues in Syria escalating.
The U.S. has revealed that only a few hours would be needed after Obama's decision for a punitive strike to be launched, even if taken outside UN framework, reports NBC's Richard Engel.
NBC's Richard Engel reports White House military action against Syria could come as early as Thursday. And Richard Murphy, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, provides perspective on the unrest in the Middle East.
Joel Stainton, senior strategist at SEB Futures, says that a major reaction to Syrian news would be overdoing it, as the country is not linked to any commodity or resource.
Art Cashin, UBS director of floor operations, discusses concerns for the markets amid imminent U.S military action in Syria. He explains why viewers have to be concerned; "playing a game of headline roulette."
The U.S. military is preparing possible airstrikes as soon as President Obama give the green light. NBC's Richard Engel reports the latest details on Syria as Union Nation official make their way to tour the site of the alleged chemical weapon's attack.
Jeff Kleintop, LPL Financial, and Mark Luschini, Janney chief investment strategist, discuss where investors should put their money amid volatility and Syria worries.
John Kingston, Platts global director of news, discusses how unrest in the Middle East is driving crude prices to their highest level in more than two years.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman discuss whether the Fed is likely to begin tapering next month as unrest in Syria takes center stage.
Sen. John McCain, (R-AZ), explains why any military strike against Syria must take out Syrian President Bashar Assad's command and control capability, and "get the right weapons to the right people" and "turn this situation around."
NBC's Ayman Mohyeldin reports United Nation's inspectors are headed to Damacus to tour areas affected by last week's chemical attack. And Ed Husain, Council on Foreign Relations, discusses Russia's role in negotiating with Syria's Bashar Assad.
The U.S. is trying to limit the impact if a strike is taken against Syria's regime, reports NBC's Richard Engel, as U.S. officials and other countries discuss a possible response to alleged chemical attacks against civilians.
Gold is the bullish play to make, says Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, explaining why investors should keep exposure to equities lows and consider selling bonds, as turmoil in the Syria continues.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance, and Maury Harris, UBS Investment Research, discuss how Syrian concerns have hit stocks, pushed oil prices higher, and sent gold to a three-month high. Also a look at what's prompting the recovery in housing.
NBC's Roger Cressey, terrorism analyst, discusses cyberterrorism and links to a group known as the Syrian Electronic Army.
Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, explains how tension over Syria is sending crude oil prices to its highest level in two years, while emerging market volatility is putting the U.S. dollar in a rut.
The White House is not trying to make regime change in Syria, reports CNBC's John Harwood. A military response is intended to be a punitive strike against the Assad regime and show there is a price to pay for using weapons of mass destruction.
If the U.S. is going to intervene "it's important we get something out of it," says Michael Singh, Washington Institute for Near East Policy, discussing possible options for the U.S. in response to alleged chemical attacks on Syrian civilians.